Day: October 13, 2016

Final push to get minor injuries petition over 10,000 threshold

A petition to prevent the closure of three threatened minor injuries units at Ely, Doddington and Wisbech has almost got enough signatures to require the Government to respond to it. The Parliamentary petition, started by Carol Harley, has had 3482 signatures so far online. When you factor in the signatures put on paper, the number …

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Hate crime: show compassion to victim rather than call out offender, say police

Hate crime is nationally on the rise – but rather than challenge perpetrators, police advise witnesses to focus on the victim instead. Sergeant Phil Priestly, of Ely Police Station, told Spotted in Ely that the best plan of action was to “empathise and be compassionate towards the victim”, rather than be drawn into an argument …

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